Your Client Doesn’t Own Your Code Even If You Wrote It For Them

Typewrite with paper sticking out with the text COPYRIGHT CLAIM on it.
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Legal ownership of code isn’t as simple as the one paying for it owns it.

A client asked me for exclusive rights to code. I thought that was a weird ask as they were paying for the code. That was until a lawyer explained…

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